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ROBERTO MATTA 1911-2002
(Sebastian Matt Echauren)
1911 - Santiago - 2002 (Chilean)

Title: Contropbasse (Green), 1973

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Etching and Aquatint in Green on Gold paper attached to Vellum paper

Paper Size: 32 x 45 cm / 12.5 x 17.7 in

Image Size: 20.5 x 27 cm / 8 x 10.6 in

Additional Information: This original etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Matta" in the lower right margin,
and hand inscribed "Essai" (trial) in the lower left margin.
This is one of the rare few trial proof that were printed before the regular edition.
the final edition was of 40 impressions in green and 20 in brown.
It was published by Editions Sonnet, Stockholm in 1973 and printed by Atelier Georges Visat, Paris.

Literature: SABATIER, Roland, 1975. Matta: Catalogue Raisonne de 'lÓeuvre Grave 1943-1974. Stockholm & Paris: Editions Sonet-Visat.
Reference: Sabatier 337.

Condition: Very good condition. faint tape marks on the paper.
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11550: ROBERTO MATTA Hand Signed Etching Surrealism Lat

Estimate $600 - $900Jul 25, 2012
Starting Price $500
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